Sunday, April 11, 2021

Frustrated Irish pharmacists seek clarity on when they can start vaccinating against Covid-19

The Irish Pharmacy Union has urged the country’s government to provide clarity on when community pharmacists there can begin vaccinating against Covid-19. The latest call...

NI Covid-19 jab rollout brings locals to pharmacy

A vast majority of community pharmacies in Northern Ireland are taking part in Covid-19 vaccination programme, health minister Robin Swann said on March 29. The...

GSK to fill up to 60 million Novavax vaccine doses for Britain

GlaxoSmithKline has agreed in principle to handle the final part of the manufacturing process for up to 60 million doses of Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine...

Vaccine take-up lower in minorities: ONS

The take-up of Covid-19 vaccines was much lower among minority groups in the first three months of rollout in England, the Office for National...

Covid-19 vaccination prevented over 6,000 deaths in over 70s

The ongoing mass vaccination drive against Covid-19 has prevented over 6,000 deaths in England up until the end of February, a latest data revealed. The...

‘UK to have enough vaccine supply to meet targets’

Britain has secured sufficient Covid-19 vaccine supplies to meet its targets of giving a shot to all over 50s and vulnerable people by the...

Rowlands launches its first Covid-19 vaccination site in North Wales

Pharmacy chain Rowlands has opened its first Covid-19 vaccination site at one of its branches in North Wales. Rowlands Prestatyn, which administered its first vaccine...

Keele University commissioned to assess impact of Covid-19 on prov-reg pharmacists, pre-registration trainees

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has commissioned Keele University to research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on provisionally-registered pharmacists and pre-registration trainees. The pharmacy...

Jardines Pharmacy partners with ECG to launch rural vaccination service in Northamptonshire

Jardines Pharmacy, in partnership with healthcare training and solutions provider ECG, has launched a new Covid-19 vaccination service for rural communities in South Northamptonshire. The...

Britain to launch new health security agency to battle pandemics

Britain will launch a new health security agency next week to better prepare for and tackle pandemics by bringing together its testing, analytical and...